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Principal Network Engineer, Onsite P3 Tucson, Clearance required.
Raytheon Technologies     Tucson, AZ 85702
 Posted 11 days    

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United States of America


AZ201: RMS AP Bldg 801 1151 East Hermans Road Building 801, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USA

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Principal Network Engineer (P3)Raytheon Digital TechnologyClassified Infrastructure ServicesClassified Networking Tucson ProprietaryTucson, AZ – Onsite Position

About Us:At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary: Join this high impact team as a Principal Network Engineer (P3) to ensure the smooth operation of classified network infrastructure at our Raytheon/RTX locations. The installation, maintenance, support, and monitoring of the network infrastructure will be performed. Candidate must have advanced background supporting networks. This role is located in Tucson, AZ and the role will be onsite at our facilities there to work in classified computing areas. This role is relocation eligible if the selected applicant meets company policy criteria.

+ Focuses on Inter-team communication and organization of clear documentation of network details to support and enable smooth project growth.

+ Maintains smooth operation of voice and data networks. Plans, evaluates, coordinates, and performs installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network

+ Develop technical expertise in all areas of voice and data networks hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as switches, routers, firewalls, authentication servers, encryptors etc.

+ Maintains network management software platforms

+ Propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings aligning with future requirements factoring in redundancy and required network uptime.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

+ Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions, technical diagrams, and other documentation. Where no documentation exists, new documentation will be created.

+ Provide regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.

+ Assist with coordination of third-party maintenance for network equipment or with vendors for third-party support.

+ Network designs that include selection of hardware and software packages, hierarchical architecture, and geographical limitations.

+ Work with program engineers to resolve networking problems in tactical environments.

+ Assist in the overall performance and capability of technical team through mentoring, training, and knowledge sharing.

+ Willingness and availability to work outside normal business hours (evenings and weekends) as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Typically Requires a bachelor’s degree with 5 years’ experience in Network Engineering/Technology roles, a Master’s degree with 3 years’ experience, or Associates with 7 years’ experience. In lieu of degree, 9 years of relevant experience in IT/Network Engineering will be considered.

+ Knowledge of configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems, including software upgrades

+ Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date.

+ U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Certifications in Security+ within 6 months and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is highly desired within a year.

+ Experience with current cabling and fiber standards

+ Experience with access control list, security posture, and vendor best practices.

+ Experience with Visio diagramming and design capabilities

+ 1-2 years of experience with network management software.

+ Willingness and availability to travel domestically as needed.

+ Knowledge of configuration and troubleshooting of encryption devices.

+ Effective customer service skills, including oral and written communications.

+ Experience with platforms such as IP telephony, NTP servers, GemOne, and SolarWinds.

+ Ability to work under time constraints.

+ Experience with classified computing, STIG compliance, and network refreshes

+ Current DoD Top Secret level security clearance

What We Offer:Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement, and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care. This role is relocation eligible (subject to company policy requirements).

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award

Location Information:

This position is in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

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RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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